In the Surgical Theatre by Dana Levin

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An urgent, magnetic collection of poems which attempt to understand and heal human darkness.

About Dana Levin

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Dana Levin grew up in California's Mojave Desert. Her first book won the APR/Honickman First Book Prize and PEN/Osterweil Award. Other awards include a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, two Pushcart Prizes, and a Lannan Fellowship. She was recently selected by Louise Gluck as a 2004 Witter Bynner Fellow. Levin lives and teaches in Santa Fe.
Published October 15, 1999 by Copper Canyon Press. 96 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This second winner of the American Poetry Review's First Book Prize is divided into three parts, ""Body,"" ""Home"" and ""World."" Where ""Body"" gives Levin sanction to engage in an almost painterly obsession, recasting the same few images with mounting and incontrovertible anxiety, ""Home"" and...

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